Recipe: Unripe Plantain and CatFish Pepper Soup

Plantain is from the same family as Banana but unlike banana its either eaten roasted, boiled or fried depending on individual preference. Unripe Plantain is packed with nutrients like potassium, vitamin A,C & B6, fiber, low in potassium. Some of the health benefits of unripe plantain includes:

  • Unripe plantain is good for weight loss as it is low in carbohydrate.
  • Unripe plantain is serves as a good meal for diabetic patients due to its low carbohydrate (Sugar) content. 
  • Plantains are full of antioxidants and it helps enhance ones skin.
  • Plantain contains thiamine, folates, niacin and riboflavin and these minerals are essential for a healthy pregnancy.
  • Unripe plantain helps enrich the heart. its helps dilate the arteries, improve blood flow and reduce homocystine.  

Let's get familiar with this yummy and easy recipe..........

  • 2 medium size unripe plantain.
  • 1 medium size catfish. 
  • 1 handful of scent leaves.
  • Scotch bonnet.
  • Pepper Soup Spice.
  • Half Onions.
  • Salt,
  • Seasoning. 
  • Crayfish. 

  • Peel plantain, cut into desired shape/size and set aside.
  • Blend scotch bonnet (pepper) and set aside. 
  • To wash your cat fish and set aside by pouring hot water into it and allow for 3 mins and after that pour out the hot water. By doing this, its helps to washout the slime on the fish easily. Chop onions, wash scent leaves and set aside.
  • In a clean pot, add enough to cook your fish and plantain or better still the quantity of water should be based on how much soup you want from your meal.
  • Add the unripe plantain into the pot of water, add pepper soup spice, onions, scotch bonnet, crayfish, salt and seasoning. Allow to cook until the plantain is a bit tender.
  • Now add the cat fish and scent leaves, allow to cook for 10-15 mins and your meal is ready.
p.s: This recipe serves two persons. 

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